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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

‌This programme provides a firm foundation in Finance, Financial Economics and Empirical Finance. The MSc is specifically designed to support career entry and development in the financial sectors, government agencies and to higher education. The programme provides a solid grounding in modern finance and economics with a particular emphasis on techniques and models and their application to real-world problems.

As well as providing you with firm academic foundations, this course also aims to develop the individual. You will learn vital skills expected of graduates alongside ‘soft’ skills of team working, creative thinking and high impact communication.

You’ll also benefit from our exclusive calendar of guests and events. Recent speakers have included senior executives from Newsmith Capital, Burger King, UBS and Cable and Wireless.

Programme Overview

The MSc Finance has received recognition by the CFA Institute for its Affiliation Program, which is a global association of investment professionals that offers the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation. Affiliated status is granted to institutions whose degree programmes incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). This provides a solid grounding in the CBOK, which positions students well should they plan to sit the CFA exams.

The CFA qualification is a globally recognised industry designation and affiliated universities are seen as a desirable postgraduate destination, offering programmes that provide a strong foundation in all aspects of finance as well as a practical knowledge of the finance sector. Recognition by the CFA Institute demonstrates the ability of the MSc Finance to align with professional practice, thereby enhancing the employability of its students.‌

Career prospects

The MSc is designed to support career entry and development in the financial sectors in the world financial markets, government agencies, international financial agencies and higher education, amongst others. Some of our recent graduates now work in AEG, PwC, Bank of China, and the NHS. MSc Finance graduates go on to work in a variety of roles including, Investment Manager, Financial Advisor, Consultant, Contract Manager, Assurance Auditor, Financial Analyst, Asset Management Specialist, and Accountants.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    140 64%

    29th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    23rd

    36

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